Why Drive Electric?
Do you like peace and quiet? Saving money? Helping the planet? Feeling good about yourself? And looking cool while doing it? As you can see, it’s a lot tougher to figure out why you shouldn’t drive electric. Take a moment to explore the multitude of ways making this easy switch can be right for you.
Switch cars, not your lifestyle
Comedian Tom Papa made the switch to electric back in 2014 and would love to answer all your questions in this video. Or visit “See the Lifestyle” and join him for a quick ride to mom’s house to deliver some of his famous homemade bread.
You're in Charge with Tom Papa: Episode 1
Why Did Comedian Tom Papa Decide to Drive Electric?
A fun car to drive
"It definitely has quicker acceleration than any other car I've ever owned. It's a fun car to drive..."BMW i3 Find your EV
Dependable all year
“I thought it was going to be more a summer car than a full season car, but I have no qualms against taking it out in a snow storm.”
“I happen to be an engineer, and I recognize it’s a much simpler machine than an internal combustion engine that’s got all the belts and pulleys and pumps…”
Going Green with "Eva" our EV
"My son and I hike in the Adirondacks so we needed the range because we'll get in the car at 3:30 in the morning and drive…160 miles [to the mountains]."Audi A3 e-tron Find your EV
Why I made the switch
“The deciding factor on this particular car was that we could get the three kayaks on the roof.”
“My husband loves the fact that you can change the mode to dynamic…it’s a real sports car.”
A better choice for my family
Every time we pass a gas station, my three-year-old says, “Hey, we don’t need to stop there. We don’t need gas!”Chevrolet Bolt EV Find your EV
Driving factor for purchasing
“The car had all this great technology and excellent crash standards, which is important to me as a mom of two toddlers.”
“Driving an electric car feels normal. We don’t really have to worry about the range.”
Get The Facts About Electric Cars
Simplify your routine with an electric car that recharges while you recharge, and with driving ranges that fit your lifestyle.
Get information on incentives to purchase electric cars and the savings from reduced operating costs.
Learn more about the technological innovations “under the hood.”
See how smart choices now can make a better future.
The Fun Factor
Go electric for vehicle performance that makes the drive to work almost as much fun as the drive home.